Prime Minister $10 million boost for UOIT
Updated: May 4, 2019
Prime Prime Minister Justin Trudeau uses some of the climatic technology at UOIT’s Automotive Centre of Excellence on Aug. 31. Trudeau also announced $9.46 million in funding towards enhancements to the centre.
From the Oshawa Newspaper (https://oshawaexpress.ca/pm-offers-10-million-boost-for-uoit),
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in town to tour UOIT’s Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) building.
He also announced $9.5 million in federal funding towards the construction of a moving ground plane, a giant belt that acts as a road surface under a vehicle.
The equipment simulates aerodynamic forces against moving vehicles and measures the physical characteristics of real-world conditions.
The moving ground plane will be incorporated into the existing wind tunnel facilities at the ACE, one of the largest in the world.